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UAE consumers among top spenders in cosmetics, personal care globally

| 31/08/2018 | Reply
UAE consumers among top spenders in cosmetics, personal care globally

An increased focus on natural skincare treatments, non-invasive beauty procedures and the growing influence of beauty and lifestyle bloggers has contributed to a steady growth in the UAE’s beauty sector.

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Malaysia: Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is expecting an increase of 10 per cent in halal exports this year from RM45 billion in 2017.

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Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Major summit to prescribe local expansion for fast-growing sector in Saudi Arabia

Localization of Saudi Arabia’s fast-growing, multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical industry will top the agenda at a high-profile food and drug conference in Riyadh next month.

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UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

| 24/08/2018 | Reply
UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

The BVA is calling on the Government to urgently clarify whether UK lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be stunned before slaughter.

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Dubai: How Rabia Z built a modest fashion empire

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai: How Rabia Z built a modest fashion empire

Rabia Z – has been focusing on the official launch of her Rabia Z Modest Fashion Academy, plus her online Rabia Z Mentorship Program. Then there’s her consulting work.

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Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

Two of Japan’s biggest transport companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics, have taken a step toward growing their business in Southeast Asia by gaining Halal certification for shipping goods in compliance with Islamic law.

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Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

| 22/08/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

The story of Eid al-Adha is the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Before Abraham could sacrifice his child, God provided him with a ram instead.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

HALAL will be one of the main discussion points as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

| 15/08/2018 | Reply
UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

The UAE and Indonesia are targeting a significant increase in bilateral trade to $5.5 billion after signing an agreement to harmonise standards for halal products.

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Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

| 13/08/2018 | Reply
Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

Not surprisingly, that’s pushing up wheat prices. Canada and the U.S. are two of the world’s largest producers of wheat, and farmers on both sides of the border are seeing rising prices for their bumper crop.

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Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Bangladesh: Govt, businesses’ efforts emphasised to tap into $2t global halal market

Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman suggested that a separate economic zone could be established for manufacturing halal products.

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Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
Brunei seeks regional Halal industry hub status

Brunei is working towards positioning itself as a Halal industry hub in the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) and ASEAN regions.

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UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

The UAE, supports the Halal products sector in Republic of the Philippines, through technical cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

Marketing sheep at the right time and with the correct specifications was the key for farmers looking to take advantage of the growing Islamic market and its demand for sheepmeat.

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Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Where are the B2B Halal e-commerce Platforms Now?

The three dedicated halal trade and e-commerce platforms— DagangHalal, Zilzar and AladdinStreet—have not been doing well.

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Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Helping probiotics to help you

The general health benefits associated with consuming foods and beverages with probiotic strains have driven demand for them up dramatically.

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Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

| 01/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

Khan: We have seen strong interest from food exporters in Eurasia that are very keen to cooperate with Dubai on food security.

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UAE: Mohammed Bin Rashid names new board members of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

| 31/07/2018 | Reply
UAE: Mohammed Bin Rashid names new board members of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

The newly appointed members will serve out the remaining term of the existing board. Under this decree, the board had a renewable term of three years.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

The MWL confirmed its continuing commitment to applying the highest standards, pointing out that it recently suspended several abattoirs and slaughter companies around the world.

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UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal baby food products brand secures funding to reach next level

For Aisha has secured funding through the Enterprise Guarantee Scheme which will help to expand their range of products, and help export worldwide.

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